UPDATED: Missing Newark Teen Found Dead; Newark Teen Arrested


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UPDATED – 10/6/20 3pm – An arrest has been made in the murder of a 17 year old Newark girl. Delaware State Police have arrested 19 year old Noah Sharp of Newark in connection with the death of 17 year old Madison Sparrow. Police learned that Sparrow went to an area in Newark where her ex-boyfriend, Sharp, was located. The investigation showed that the murder occurred in that area – due to blunt force trauma to Sparrow’s body. Her body was then moved to a secluded wooded location where her body was found by police. Police say the investigation indicates additional people may be involved. Sharp is charged with 1st degree murder, 1st degree conspiracy, possession of a deadly weapon and is being held at the Howard R. Young Correctional Institution on an over $1-million cash bail.

Madison Sparrow / Image courtesy DSP


Delaware State Police have canceled the Gold Alert for a missing 17 year old Newark girl. Madison Sparrow was reported missing on Friday – she has been found deceased. She was last seen around 3:40 Friday afternoon in the area of Farm Lane in Newark. The investigation is continuing and additional information will be released as it becomes available.